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The Houston Texas Temple will be rededicated on Sunday, April 22, 2018, the First Presidency announced on Thursday, February 8.
After sustaining significant water damage in August 2017 from flooding from Hurricane Harvey, the temple has been closed the past few months for repairs.
During the storm, rains breached the temple beginning on August 26, flooding the temple annex building, the temple’s basement and the main floor. Water reached more than a foot high in the first floor and the second floor was not damaged. (See related story.)
“President M. Russell Ballard will preside over the single rededicatory session, which will be by invitation only,” it says in the letter from the First Presidency announcing the temple rededication. “No open house or cultural celebration events will be held in conjunction with the rededication.”
To read more about the rededication on the Houston Temple on LDS.org, click here.